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Germany — Intelligence officials reject the idea of creating a European Intelligence Agency

“We don’t need a European intelligence agency or any other additional European intelligence institution.” Bruno Kahl — President of the BND [Germany’s foreign intelligence agency] In recent years, many European leaders have floated the idea of a “European CIA”. Not … Continue reading

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Turkey investigates 17 US officials & academics over failed Coup

“According to Turkey’s government, terrorist group FETO and its U.S.-based leader Fetullah Gulen orchestrated the defeated coup of July 2016 which left 249 people martyred and nearly 2,200 injured.” Anadolu Agency — April 15, 2017 Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation … Continue reading

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Germany — Bruno Kahl: Why is the BND spying on journalists?

“We are disappointed to hear these claims. The BBC’s mission is to bring accurate news and information to people around the world, and our journalists should be able to operate freely and safely, with full protection for their sources. We … Continue reading

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GERMANY — Turkey conducting espionage against supporters of Fethullah Gulen

“This report does not come as a complete surprise to me. We have repeatedly told Turkey that something like this is unacceptable. No matter what position someone may have on the Gulen movement, here German law is applied and citizens … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’ [UPDATE March 22 2017]

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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GERMANY — BND: “Gulen not behind Turkey coup attempt”

“Turkey has tried to convince us of that at every level but so far it has not succeeded.” BND head Bruno Kahl President Erdogan has accused U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen to be the mastermind of last summer’s failed coup in Turkey. But, … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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European States concerned about the Kremlin’s “information war”.

“I would like to ask the head of MI5 if he also sees the hand of the Kremlin in the appointment of Boris Johnson as head of the Foreign Office.” Maria Zakharova — spokeswoman for Russia’s foreign ministry. According to … Continue reading

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‘Serious Issues’ between British and German Intelligence Services

“The lack of cooperation has now reached the point where there is virtual radio silence.” Anonymous source A reported discord between British and German intelligence services, which began in 2014, allegedly persists and now constitutes the biggest rift between the … Continue reading

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Who Is Who in World Intelligence and Security Agencies : BND ORGANIZATION CHART

“We have evidence that cyber-attacks are taking place that have no purpose other than to elicit political uncertainty. The perpetrators are interested in delegitimising the democratic process as such, regardless of who that ends up helping. We have indications that … Continue reading

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